Lydia East

13 January 1826–25 June 1892 (Age 66)
Whaddon, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Lydia

When Lydia East was born on 13 January 1826, in Whaddon, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William East, was 32 and her mother, Ann Easy, was 32. She married John Varah Long on 6 May 1855, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 25 June 1892, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Varah Long
Lydia East
Marriage: 6 May 1855
William Jabez Long
Walter East Long
George Frederick Long

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 May 1855Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 7
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 20
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who came from the east or who lived on the eastern side of a settlement. Compare Estes .Americanized form (translation into English) of North German Ost and Swedish Öst.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (35)

    • Lydia E Long in household of John V Long, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Lydia East Long, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Lydia East in household of William East, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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